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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Great budget option. Clean room, friendly staff. The bed was so big it had its own postcode. No frills accommodation. As an over night stop over, I would stay here again. The RSL down the road has cold beer at genuine 1970 prices ($4.60 per schooner).

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear f700gs, You had a King room which has a King bed. A budget or no frills Motel would be 2 1/2 star we are a 3 1/2 star Motel, there are many extras e.g. free Foxtel, free plunger coffee, free hot chocolate, free biscuits, free chocolates, free Wi Fi, large king towels, bath robes. The beers from our mini...

Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

The owners were extremely helpful and very very friendly. Our room was clean and the bed was so comfortable. Would definitely recommend this motel and would stay here again. Also the breakfast was awesome and reasonably priced. Thanks for your help with your knowledge of the town and your hospitality 😬

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Andrea, Thanks for your lovely review. I hope everything worked out with my advice about Tamworth then Coffs Harbour. The weather hasn't been kind but as long as you had fun. Have a great year Peter

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It was advertised as Free Wi-Fi, however it only work outside the room and the signal was so weak. Toothbrush not provided. No tourist information. Room was reasonably clean. The room charge was overpriced by 20-30%.

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Mr Poon,, I won't thank you for your review. No one else had a problem with the FREE Wi Fi for the 2 days you stayed, maybe you have a cheap phone! We are 3 1/2 star and we recently stayed at the Crown Terrigal which is 5 star, guess what no free toothbrushes. You were told Tourist Info was...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The mirror in the bathroom was on the toilet and not on the sink....shaving was a funny experience. The window was so closed with the shower and it was directly on a shared garden. The room was small and noisy. Overall clean

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Leo, Not over thrilled with your review maybe because when you stayed with us you had just lost $150 in the bin as you had a booking at 12 mile tourist park and decided not to stay there.We welcome any criticism so we can improve. There are 2 windows in that room, 1 which opens, there are also 2...

Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Travelled with hubby from Brisbane to watch the NRL grand final in Sydney. Stayed 2 nights in King room. Really comfy bed, quiet as it is off the main highway, but only a 3 minute detour. Room clean, breakfast yummy and very reasonably priced ($7) for most things - I had the savoury mince and hubby had the bacon, egg...

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kezza, Thanks for the lovely review, we hope to see you again one day. Sorry you didn't have a better result for the footy.

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Recently stayed one night when travelling north from the Hunter Valley. The motel room was large, clean, and with everything needed for a very comfortable stay. Although the "On Suite" overall was small, it had a large shower space and we found it quite adequate. The cost for accommodation was reasonable. We did not have breakfast, but the costs listed...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We always look forward to our stop of at Karuah Motor Inn on our way up and down the north coast. The rooms are clean, comfortable and a great price. Well equiped with hairdryer, microwave, toaster etc. The owners are very freindly and welcoming. Looking forward to staying again soon.

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Clean, comfy rooms at a reasonable price. The owners are super friendly and accommodating - upgraded us to a room with a larger bed at no extra cost as we had a toddler sleeping with us. Great to have a microwave and toaster included in the room. Great value - we look forward to visiting again!

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2015

On the Old Pacific Highway north of Newcastle, you would really only stop here for an overnight. However, if you have time, go to Hawke's Bay and ? Tea Gardens ? (Yes, that really is a place name) Comfortable Motel type room well stocked and not noisy at all. Owner likes motor bikes so he was happy talking to me,...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Escaping Sydney on a Friday afternoon sure jangled the nerves ... but this was the perfect de-stress stopover. Knowing that we were arriving late, the lovely owner had turned on the heater and the lights and had the room unlocked for us. A very kind and welcoming gesture. The room was very clean and fresh and the bed was very...

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Juinol, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your overnight stay. Free Wi-Fi is available to everyone, you just need to get the password for use. As you had a late check in the only thing we didn't leave in the room was the password for you. Hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karuah Motor Inn is a quiet resting place to recuperate from your day's journey or the ideal place to base yourself for that relaxing holiday. Within a few minutes of the Pacific Highway, in the centre of town, the Karuah Motor Inn provides convenient motel accommodation only 200 metres from the waters of Port Stephens and a short stroll to shops, food outlets and the RSL club.Karuah Motor Inn is the only motel in town to offer HOT & COLD BREAKFAST. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karuah Motor Inn

Address: 422 Tarean Rd, Karuah, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Karuah
Price Range: €82 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karuah Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“rooms are very quite”
 of 5 bubbles rubyg143, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“king room was very comfortable everything you need. Value for money book direct.”
 of 5 bubbles Jach0r, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet.all located on ground level.different bedding King,queen etc.”
 of 5 bubbles beegeerob, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“the connecting room is big enough for a family of 5”
 of 5 bubbles Aaron_P138, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We booked a king, Room 9 very spacious.”
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